ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145490
Last updated: 26 July 2014
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Date:06-MAY-2012
Time:07:40 LT
Type:Bushby Mustang II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FDTU
C/n / msn: 20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pitt Meadows Airport - CYPK, BC -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Pitt Meadows Airport - CYPK
Destination airport:Vernon Regional Airport - CYVK
Narrative:
After a second takeoff attempt from Pitt Meadows Airport - CYPK, British Columbia, on a planned trip to Vernon Regional Airport - CYVK, British Columbia, the engine of a Bushby Mustang II homebuilt aircraft (built by W. Hobbensieken) lost power during a steep left turn at an altitude of app. 60 metres. The aircraft coasted to the ground and crashed in a ditch near the runway and was destroyed by fire.

The pilot was airlifted to hospital with minor burns and undetermined injuries to his neck and back.

Sources:
CADAORS #2012P0599
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=610ec7d2-fa32-4773-9556-0f51634e41e2
http://www.globaltvbc.com/small+aircraft+crashes+at+pitt+meadows+airport/6442635227/story.html

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3453/3860073587_4dfdde7f59_b.jpg (photo, credit: spotter Tim)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2012 13:39 gerard57 Added
07-May-2012 15:37 Geno Updated [Source]
08-May-2012 05:11 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2012 13:57 216.59.248.88 Updated [Narrative]
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